My sophomore album ‘In Memory Of Forgetting’ is finally here. Just a week ago, i decided to share it with a few friends and supporters of my work thanks to Rele gallery who provided me with their beautiful space. It didn’t quite know what to expect or how the event would turn out but i […]
In the second episode of Culture Diaries, i chat with fellow poet Titilope Sonuga. I have often referred to her poetry as very visceral and picturesque. In recent times, she if fast becoming every girls favourite poet exploring themes that traverse everyday human emotions and that all so interesting transition from girlhood to womanhood. […]
Sometime late last year, i presented a two part radio documentary for BBC Radio4 titled ‘Writing a new Nigeria’. I had a great time interviewing and speaking with lots of poets and writers. It’s so unfortunate when making programmes that you have to become very shrewd with killing your darling. This means that lots […]
Titilope Sonuga just concluded her poetry show at the Muson centre to thundering applause. In this episode of Words and Inspirations, the Intel she will connect ambassador shares with us the title piece ‘Becoming’ which has got many young women on social media quoting stanza’s and chiming along every time she performs.
Closing up the festival season this year is Ake Arts and Books festival.For those new to the world of Ake, it is the most anticipated cultural event of the year with all lovers of books and arts gathered in Abeokuta every November. This year’s bill is brimming with excitement as it features some of our […]
Festival season has kicked off with the inaugural Lagos Poetry Festival. Set in a city whose pulsating rhythm has been fodder for countless poems, the Lagos International Poetry Festival, scheduled for the 28th of October – November 1st 2015, will be the first international poetry festival in West Africa, a region with rich contributions to the […]
Through out this year i have been co-hosting a series of events along with my friend Glory Edozien of the Inspire Series. The events have been geared towards redefining conversations about women and the way we perceive our selves and our lives. The Inspire Series event is about to embark on its third edition […]